Do you know where they are? 43 missing persons cases the FBI needs help solving

Written by on September 23, 2021

The disappearance of Gabby Petito captured the nation’s consideration and attracted the sleuthing expertise of hundreds on social media who shared her story and even turned up leads.

Hundreds extra want that very same stage of care and a spotlight, too, officers say.

Tons of of hundreds of individuals go lacking yearly, in response to FBI knowledge. In 2020, greater than 540,000 individuals went lacking, together with greater than 340,000 juveniles, in response to the info.

In Might, the FBI performed an inside audit of its area places of work and compiled a listing of 43 lively lacking individuals circumstances of individuals below the age of 21 that the company says want recent leads. Some date again a long time.

The company performed the audit round Nationwide Lacking Kids’s Day, Might 25, as a part of an annual follow of taking stock of ongoing circumstances, stated Siobhan Johnson, an FBI particular agent and spokesperson in Chicago who offered the checklist to USA TODAY.

“We’re simply on the lookout for recent leads,” Johnson stated, noting the checklist is hardly all-inclusive. “Now is an effective time to begin soliciting for extra info.”

Thomas Lauth, who runs a lacking individuals company in Indianapolis, stated the mixture of things in Petito’s case — the a number of states concerned, movies of the couple arguing and a 911 name about her fiancé slapping her — made for headlines. 

However underlying all that is what specialists name “lacking white lady syndrome,” wherein white ladies — significantly younger, enticing and blonde — get nearly all of the media’s consideration.

Wealth and sophistication additionally play a task, a lot in order that Lauth advises purchasers of all backgrounds to create GoFundMe pages, maintain vigils, contact the media and be accessible for interviews to drive consciousness.

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FBI checklist of 43 unsolved lacking circumstances of individuals below the age of 21

This is the checklist, by date of disappearance:

Daniel Barter was Four years outdated when he went lacking from Perdido Bay, Alabama, on June 18, 1959.

William “Billy” Ebeneezer Jones Jr. was Three when he went lacking from Vineland, New Jersey, on Dec. 17, 1962.

Christine Marie Eastin was 19 when she went lacking from Hayward, California, on Jan. 18, 1971.

Margaret Ellen Fox was 14 when she went lacking from Burlington, New Jersey, on June 24, 1974.

David Williams was 12 and Steven Anderson was 17 once they went lacking from Pemberton Township, New Jersey, on April 7, 1975.

Tammy Mahoney was 19 when she went lacking from Oneida, New York, on Might 8, 1981.

Anthonette Christine Cayedito was 9 when she went lacking from Gallup, New Mexico, on April 6, 1986.

Tara Leigh Calico was 19 when she went lacking from Valencia County, New Mexico, on Sept. 20, 1988.

Ilene Beth Misheloff was 13 when she went lacking from Dublin, California, on Jan. 30, 1989.

Mark Himebaugh was 11 when he went lacking from Del Haven, New Jersey, on Nov. 25, 1991.

Crystal Ann Tymich was 6 when she went lacking from South Los Angeles, California, on June 30, 1994.

Cayce Lynn McDaniel was 14 when she went lacking from Milan, Tennessee, on Aug. 16, 1996.

Kristen Modafferi was 18 when she went lacking from San Francisco, California, on June 23, 1997.

Suzanne G. Lyall was 19 when she went lacking from Albany, New York, on March 2, 1998.

Karla Rodriguez was 7 when she went lacking from Las Vegas, Nevada, on Oct. 20, 1999.

Asha Jaquilla Diploma was 9 when she went lacking from Shelby, North Carolina, on Feb. 14, 2000.

Steven Earl Kraft, Jr. was 12 when he went lacking from Benton Township, Michigan, on Feb. 15, 2001.

Bethany Leanne Markowski was 11 when she went lacking March 4, 2001. Location is undetermined.

Shausha Latine Henson was 2 months and Shaina Ashley Kirkpatrick was Three once they went lacking whereas en path to Sacramento, California, on April 4, 2001.

Wesley Dale Morgan was 2 when he went lacking from Clinton, Louisiana, on Might 15, 2001.

Diamond Yvette Bradley was Three and Tionda Z. Bradley was 10 once they went lacking from Chicago, Illinois, on July 6, 2001.

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Rachel Louise Cooke was 19 when she went lacking from Georgetown, Texas, on Jan. 10, 2002.

Alexis S. Patterson was 7 when she went lacking from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Might 3, 2002.

Tabitha Danielle Tuders was 13 when he went lacking from Nashville, Tennessee, on April 29, 2003.

Joshua Keshaba Sierra Garcia was 1 when he went lacking from Mexico Metropolis, Mexico, on Aug. 12, 2003.

Amber Elizabeth Cates was 16 when she went lacking from Columbia, Tennessee, on April 11, 2004.

Ashley Summers was 14 when she went lacking from Cleveland, Ohio, on July 7, 2007.

Kyron Richard Horman was 7 when he went lacking from Portland, Oregon, on June 4, 2010.

Shanna Genelle Peoples was 19 when she went lacking from Geneva, Alabama, on Sept. 8, 2011.

Keiosha Marie Felix was 15 when she went lacking from Duson, Louisiana, on April 30, 2012.

Myra Lewis was 2 when she went lacking from Camden, Mississippi, on March 1, 2014.

Kaylah Hunter was 9 and Kristian Justice was 7 months once they went lacking from Detroit, Michigan, on Might 24, 2014.

Belel Kandil was Eight and Amina Kandil was 10 once they went lacking from New York Metropolis on Aug. 29, 2014.

Sara Nicole Graham was 18 when she went lacking en path to Pembroke, North Carolina, on Feb. 4, 2015.

Arianna Fitts was 2 when she went lacking from Oakland, California, on Feb. 1, 2016.

Lashaya Stine was 16 when she went lacking from Aurora, Colorado, on July 15, 2016.

Sunny Sramek was 18 when she went lacking from Trenton, Nebraska, on April 20, 2019.

Dulce Maria Alavez was 5 when she went lacking from Bridgeton, New Jersey, on Sept. 16, 2019.

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